A new era in the wind model, ERA5.

Wind Data Runs

In 2009 Vortex launched its first wind data run.

EU sets new binding target of 35% of all EU energy from renewables by 2030

The legislative resolution on the 2030 target will be voted on by the full European Parliament during the January plenary session to give...

Offshore turbine size continues spiralling upwards

Average turbines will have a capacity of 2.8 MW by 2022 and could increase two-fold between now and 2024

H20 + Wind = Hydrogen

Plans are in place to build a 20MW water electrolysis unit in the Netherlands capable of producing 3,000 tons of the gas a year.

Size does matter!

At Vortex computer cluster we have just reached our Petabyte storage scale as part of our major system upgrade powered by ERA5 downscalin...

New economics of offshore wind in Great Britain shape the future

Aurora Energy Research have released a cross-industry study looking at how the current shape of the offshore wind industry in Great Brita...

Validation in India for VORTEX high resolution products modelled with WRF + ERA5

Vortex has validated the studies done in 70 points of India with real life results.

Euro MPs raise the bar on renewables as costs fall below those of fossil fuels

Members of the European Parliament voted yesterday for a 2030 renewable energy target of 35 per cent.

Vortex promises to grow in the Indian market this 2018

Our team will visit India next week, as it is very important for us to encourage the development of wind projects in countries with great...

Spanish nanotech employed to prevent wind turbine damage

University of Colorado at Boulder foresee wind resources declining in the northern hemisphere, with a sharp increase in several hotspot r...

Winds heading south pose a challenge for planners

University of Colorado at Boulder foresee wind resources declining in the northern hemisphere, with a sharp increase in several hotspot r...

The new Global Wind Atlas, a tool to engage the wind development across the World.

Leading commercial provider of wind resource model data, Vortex, has played a key role in the development of the recently launched Global...

European Winds rings in 2018 on a high

The European wind industry has made a great start to the new year, generating more power in a single day on 3 January than ever before.

Floating wind farms set to rule the waves

Research by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) suggests floating turbines could account for almost 50% of the 55GW of global offshor...

European wind industry contributes billions to EU’s GDP

New report, ‘Local Impact, Global Leadership’ by Deloitte for WindEurope and published last week shows the European wind industry contrib...

DOE’s new grid study concludes wind energy is not a threat to supply reliability

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) released its long-awaited Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity Markets and Reliabili...

ERA5 Vortex Downscaling Validation Results

The characteristics of ERA5 and its Vortex implementation & validation will be extensively presented next Tuesday 28-November during Wind...

Give me 5, ERA!

ECMWF newest Reanalysis, ERA5, is already here! And, by here we mean that we have embedded it into the whole Vortex modeling chain and th...

Indian government offers country’s wind sector further support

The Economic Times reported this week that the Indian government has issued instructions to the state power regulator to ensure successfu...

Rotor Equivalent Wind Speed

Last March, the new IEC-61400-12-1-Ed2 Standard introduced the concept of the Rotor Equivalent Wind Speed (REWS)

French wind industry tipped to be crème de la crème

According to WindEurope’s CEO, Giles Dickson, **France has the brightest wind energy outlook of any European country**. He was speaking a...

2nd Annual Argentinian Renewable Energy Congress

Vortex at the 2nd Annual Argentinian Renewable Energy Congress

8ème Colloque National Eolien

Vortex at the 8ème Colloque National Eolien

What is new with ERA5? First questions and answers

ERA5, with significant new advances, is an outstanding effort to move one step forward the quality of the most important global databases...

Husum Fair cancelled.

Wind Energy Trade Fair in Husum cancelled due to strong winds

New wind energy capacity rolled out across Europe in 1H17 tops 6 GW

According to WindEurope, 6.1 GW of new capacity was added, which points towards 2017 being a great year for installations.

The World Bank chooses Vortex to map the globe.

Vortex together with Everoze to map the globe's wind resource

Vortex approach to complex sites

As ICCI 2017 exhibition approaches, we would like to invite you to our Vortex side event.


After two years of development, we are proud to offer you probably the most measurement-like set of synthetic wind time series currently ...

Welcome to the team, SARAH

Vortex Solar has recently benefited from ingesting CM-SAF's Surface Solar Radiation Data Set Heliosat (SARAH) and Meteosat Indian Ocean D...

Calibrate your WRG with measurements

Satisfied with Vortex windfield patterns but concerned about deviations from your local measurements? We now offer you a free solution!

Is your wind farm underperforming?

Vortex INDEX has been designed to help both wind farm owners and manufacturers in the recurring debate about turbine underperformance.

New Vortex bussiness developer

Tania Ruiz, has joined the Vortex commercial team in Barcelona. Tania has nine years experience in the renewable energy and environmental...

We'll always have Paris...

Meet us at EWEA's event and discover our new product INDEX

Vortex and the Economy for the Common Good

Vortex is granted the Innovative Company in Conciliation and Time Prize by Barcelona Council and supports Christian Felber’s Economy for ...

Vortex FORECAST helps India’s wind industry to forecast wind farms

Vortex and NIWE will provide electricity generation forecasts down to a fifteen minute resolution up to 10 days ahead

Solar Products Available in Vortex Interface

Vortex Solar has been active in the rearguard for a while and today we are very pleased to announce that our cost-effective radiation pro...

2014 Low Wind Patterns in Turkey

Significant extremely low wind speed conditions have been detected across Turkey throughout 2014.

Check our Accuracy, online.

Now, you can easily check our forecast accuracy for yourself by simply logging into Vortex Interface.

Wind Maps Freely Available

Vortex has worked in the last months to prepare prospecting maps of countries where the wind industry is being developed

Vortex lands in the US

We are very pleased to announce that Vortex FdC Inc, fully owned subsidiary of Vortex SL, has recently started operations in Miami FL

Remodel your SERIES to perform better

We are very pleased to introduce Vortex Remodeling, a completely free feature to enhance your SERIES performance

Come meet us in sunny Barcelona

At Vortex we are very excited to be part of the year's greatest wind energy

Türkiye'de Vortex Akreditasyon Çalışması Sonuçları

VORTEX'in belli başlı hedeflerinden biri, sizlere rüzgar enerjisi alanında her zaman için en hassas ve güncel bilgileri sunmak olmuştur.

Results of validation of vortex in India

One of VORTEX’s overriding aims has always been to provide the most accurate data in the wind industry

Topography and roughness vector maps new free feature in vortex interface

In addition to the world wind 9-km resolution map and 6-month time series for corporate users available in VORTEX interface, we have now...

DTU Wind Energy (Risø) and Vortex sign an agreement to allow Vortex to deliver WAsP Wind Atlas files

VORTEX'in belli başlı hedeflerinden biri, sizlere rüzgar enerjisi alanında her zaman için en hassas ve güncel bilgileri sunmak olmuştur.

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